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2007-2008 Ole Miss Basketball

If you are looking for information about this year's team, go to
Current Ole Miss Rebels Basketball Information.

It has been a rocky ride for Ole Miss basketball this year. They started the season with low expectations. Then for a while they were playing like a top-10 team. They ended up on the bubble for the NCAA tournament, but their bubble burst when they lost to Georgia in the first round of the SEC tournament.

Still, the Rebels got a 2 seed in the NIT tournament and made it all the way to the semi-finals -- where they lost to Ohio State. Not bad. And their young team will be better next year -- 2008-2009. We'll have more on that soon. Or, post your own opinion at the bottom of this page.

Prior Discussion:

Ole Miss Rebels basketball is headed in the right direction. Head coach Andy Kennedy, who was named 2007 SEC Coach of the Year by the Associated Press, led the Rebs to an impressive season last year. In fact they made it to the Sweet 16 in last year's NIT tournament. And, they almost got an NCAA bid.

The University of Mississippi basketball team had an impressive 23-13 record last year. They tied for first in the SEC West and made it to the second round of the SEC tournament, where they were defeated by Florida 80-59. As noted above, the Rebs were also invited to be in the National Invitational Tournament, where they beat Appalachian State at home before losing to Clemson (NIT runner-up) 89-68.

Unfortunately for Ole Miss basketball, most of the key players from the 2006-2007 team have graduated. So, this will be a rebuilding year.

Dwayne Curtis is one of only two returning starters and is expected to lead the team this season, along with transfer student Kenny Williams. Williams is joining the Rebs after signing with Auburn his first year.

Coach Kennedy has recently added Malcolm White to the Rebs roster. White, who was ranked sixty-seventh in the nation's top recruits, will lend his 6'9" frame and skill at forward to the team this year.

Old Miss plays its home games at the Tad Smith Coliseum, which will be revamped this year to include a high-tech video ribbon board around the entire length of the baselines. The new renovation is expected to cost around two million dollars but will add a significant amount of class to the Rebs' home.

Ole Miss has really had an amazing season so far. Many (including us for a while) predicted Ole Miss would finish in the cellar of the SEC. They have proven us wrong. Andy Kennedy is clearly leading the program in the right direction.

That the Reb's have accomplished so much in a year that they lost so many players from last season is amazing. Congrats to the University of Mississippi!

Check out these pages for awesome Ole Miss Rebels Merchandise and Apparel, Tickets, and Baseball Caps.

2007-2008 Ole Miss Basketball Schedule

November 10 Mississippi Valley State Home
November 13 South Alabama Home
November 16 Lamar Home
November 24 Louisiana-Monroe Home
November 27 Troy Home
December 1 New Mexico Home
December 8 UCF Away
December 13 Winthrop Away
December 28 Southern Miss Away
January 2 Alabama A&M Home
January 9 Tennessee Away
January 12 LSU Home
January 16 Florida Home
January 19 Auburn Away
January 26 Mississippi State Away
January 30 Vanderbilt Home
February 2 South Carolina Home
February 9 Arkansas Away
February 13 Alabama Away
February 16 Auburn Home
February 20 Mississippi State Home
February 23 LSU Away
February 27 Kentucky Away
March 1 Alabama Home
March 4 Arkansas Home

Other Ole Miss basketball pages are at Current Ole Miss Rebels Basketball; Ole Miss Basketball History; and University of Mississippi - Oxford - Trip.

2007-2008 Ole Miss Basketball Roster

00 Jermey Parnell PF Senior Gosnell, Arkansas
1 Rodney Jones G Sophomore Alexandria, Louisiana
3 Brian Smith G Senior Lexington, Kentucky
4 Kiah Brown G Senior Haleyville, Alabama
5 Will Poole G Freshman [R] 10 Terrence Watson G Junior Detroit, Michigan
12 Chris Warren G Freshman Orlando, Florida
14 Eniel Polynice G Sophomore Sarasota, Florida
20 Wesley Jones F Junior Beatrice, Alabama
21 Malcolm White F Freshman Greensburg, Louisiana
22 Patrick Spach G Junior Memphis, Tennessee
23 Trevor Gaskins C Freshman Alpharetta, Georgia
25 Ryan Brown G Junior Texarkana, Texas
32 Zach Graham G Freshman Suwanee, Georgia
33 David Huertas G Sophomore Humacao, Puerto Rico
34 Kevin Cantinol F Freshman Guadeloupe, West Indies
44 Dwayne Curtis C Senior Chicago, Illinois
50 Kenny Williams F Senior Miami, Florida

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